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Player dies four days after breaking neck

Updated: November 5, 2001, 8:23 PM ET
Associated Press

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A high school football player died Monday at Arkansas Children's Hospital, four days after breaking his neck.

Anthony Brown, 16, was hurt Thursday night during Malvern's game at Arkadelphia. He walked off the field with help from his teammates and was taken to Children's Hospital.

"He had been on life support before his death," county coroner Mark Malcolm said. "After arriving at Children's, he suffered three separate strokes."

Brown was injured on the same ...

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